uality Heat Treating, Inc. is an aerospace approved heat treating company located in Burbank, California. Established in the early 1950’s, Quality Heat Treating, (QHT) has served the Southern California area for more than sixty years. QHT operates a fleet of radio dispatched trucks providing pick-up and delivery service to Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Ventura and San Bernardino Counties. Currently, QHT has more than thirty five employees, some of whom have been with company for longer than thirty years.


Quality Heat Treating employees comprise a highly-talented and experienced group. Management personnel and top level production personnel are all experienced heat treating professionals with decades of industry service. QHT attribute its success to its experienced, expert personnel who have a willingness to apply that expertise and take pride in delivering high quality, sophisticated heat treating solutions.

Specialized Processes

Quality Heat Treating specializes in the heat treatment of alloy and stainless steels, tool steels, copper alloys and titanium alloys. Our processing capabilities include atmosphere batch heat treating for neutral and case-hardening; vacuum with argon or nitrogen quench; argon retort; and neutral salt bath. All heat treatment is performed using certified equipment. And although we are already approved by many prime contractors and hold an FAA Repair Station Certificate, we remain open to the acquisition of additional approvals, processing capabilities and equipment as is necessary to service our customers.

Innovative Thermal Processing Equipment

All equipment is certified and meets the latest AMS and Nadcap requirements. QHT provides total capability heat treating with a variety of top quality furnaces. QHT possesses and maintains most prime approvals and continues to add additional approvals as necessary to provide a complete capability of processing services.

Laboratory Testing & Quality Assurance

QHT technicians perform Hardness and Metallurgical Lab Testing in house and at accredited subcontractors to ensure consistency and reliability on every job. Nadcap accreditation means complying with globally accepted aerospace industry standards.


“Providing Quality Thermal Processing, Reliable Service And Continuous Improvement To Satisfy Our Customers”

QHT believes in consistency of performance, total professionalism and quality assurance through every step of the entire thermal process. Heat treating is an essential manufacturing process, protecting and enhancing the engineering excellence of a design and contributing to the value and integrity of a product. QHT is trusted to deliver reliable and dependable processes to meet precise specifications, which means consistency from first piece to last. Knowledge of the internal geometry of alloy metals and understanding how these metals react to heating and cooling processes allow the professionals at QHT to exact control of the process until the precise properties are achieved. Reliable service and consistent workmanship have provided Quality Heat Treating with an established reputation of excellence and high performance.

Nadcap Accredited

NADCAP is a global standards setting program for the aerospace and defense industries. NADCAP accreditation is a mark of prestige that represents superior performance and use of industry standards and leading technology.

Glossary of Heat Treating Terms

Hardness Conversion Table